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Fantinos Restaurant with Rooms

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Church Farm Front Street | Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1JF, England (Formerly Oswalds Restaurant with Rooms)
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Ranked #8 of 23 Thirsk B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Brian M Thirsk, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Thirsk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Prior to the restaurant opening last year, we rarely ate fish when out for a meal. Sean has introduced us to some fabulous fish options on the Specials Menu. Last night was no exception. We had swordfish which was absolutely delicious. We are delighted and privileged to have this gem of a restaurant in our village.

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leeds
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed on Saturday night as was going to the races with friends and family. Beautiful room, spotlessly clean. Slept really well. Sean was very welcoming and hospitable without being overpowering. Breakfast was superb, cooked to perfection...sourdough bread and York coffee deserve a special mention. We stay in Thirsk a few times a year and will definitely be back. In fact... More 

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Fantinos2014, Owner at Fantinos Restaurant with Rooms, responded to this review

What can I say? I'm so pleased that you found your experience here at Fantinos so good. It makes all the hard work everyone puts in worthwhile. We look forward to seeing you and your friends in September. :) More 

York, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A great welcome on arrival. The place has a relaxed feel to it, but still manages to feel a bit special as well. Owner was very passionate about his place and what a good job he's done. The rooms were really classy, fabulously comfortable bed, smart and stylish decor, a great power shower and not just the usual tea and... More 

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Fantinos2014, Owner at Fantinos Restaurant with Rooms, responded to this review

Thank you for that fantastic review, we are glad you enjoyed the visit at Fantinos so much and we'll look forward to seeing you again. More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

In our opinion Fantinos has it all. From the moment we checked in we were greeted with a really warm and friendly welcome. The rooms were just perfect and made a birthday treat to Thirsk races complete. The full English breakfast was the perfect end to the weekend. Would recommend and we hope to return again soon.

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Fantinos2014, Owner at Fantinos Restaurant with Rooms, responded to this review

Thank you so much, that was a review that made my day. We all try hard to ensure everyone enjoys their Fantinos experience and when we hear that people do its all very wothwhile. So please do visit us again. :) More 

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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here in the way to whitby a couple of weeks ago and didn't really know what to expect. We were very pleasantly surprised- this place is gorgeous! A relaxing atmosphere and amazing food made it a real gem. They couldn't have been more accommodating, rustling up a quick (and delicious! ) tomato garlic bread for our little... More 

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Fantinos2014, Owner at Fantinos Restaurant with Rooms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for leaving such a positive review, we are all delighted you enjoyed your meal and stay at Fantinos. More 

Thirsk
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We live locally and finally visited and we weren't disappointed. We received a very warm welcome and the ambience was lovely.The food was excellent and the staff attentive. We really enjoyed our food and will certainly be going back. Highly recommended.

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Fantinos2014, Owner at Fantinos Restaurant with Rooms, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave this great review, we do hope you visit us again soon. More 

Skipton
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two very different visits to Fantino`s prompt this revue. The first a full family outing, six "adults", six month old twins and one very lively three year old all taken in his stride by mine host,barman, chef and maitre`d, Sean. We were all made very welcome and enjoyed great food, especially the pizzas from the dining room situated monster wood... More 

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Fantinos2014, Owner at Fantinos Restaurant with Rooms, responded to this review

Thank you foe the great review. We hope you visit again soon. More 

West Yorkshire
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17 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us recently stayed for 1 night due to the property being in relatively close proximity (about a 15 minute walk) to Thirsk racecourse where we were attending a race meeting. The property is situated in a picturesque village location and it is very well appointed. The bar and dining area are very impressive with the bar stocking an... More 

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Fantinos2014, Owner at Fantinos Restaurant with Rooms, responded to this review

Wow we are so happy you enjoyed everything we are doing here at Fantinos, we hope you visit again soon. More 

Skipton
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We stopped at fantinos on the way back from holiday on the east coast. What a great choice. I started with the calamari which was the best I have had . The only criticism I would say was it didn't need the chilli sauce as it took away the taste of the calamari.my husband had the carpaccio of beef which... More 

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Fantinos2014, Owner at Fantinos Restaurant with Rooms, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review, please visit again soon. More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

What a beautiful restaurant, the roaring log burner, the chic and tasteful decor. The friendly staff, The only let down was the Pizza, The base was Beautifully crisp but the toppings were so Bland and tasteless! Such a shame. When asked how it was, the poor waitress didn't know what to say, sending over another waiter to ask why? So... More 

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Fantinos2014, Owner at Fantinos Restaurant with Rooms, responded to this review

I very saddened that you found the pizza bland. We are regularly told how totally fantastic the pizzas are here. I'm sure if you visit again the experience will be 100%. we are delighted you enjoyed everything else. See you again soon we hope. :) More 

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